Bomber Traverse Map
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The Bomber Traverse map in the current edition (2.4). The Bomber Traverse Map comes in two formats:

  • A 13×19″ trail map printed with archival ink on a rugged US-made waterproof paper. You can leave these maps under running water all night and they won’t fade. This is what you want if you’re headed out on the traverse. Shipped folded in an envelope.
  • A satin print, made to order by one of the best small print shops in the United States and packaged carefully in a poster tube. Looking for a map to put on your wall or frame? This is it. Available in both 13×19″ and 17×24.5″ sizes.

A portion of every sale is donated to the Mountaineering Club of Alaska or to the maintenance crew for the Snowbird Glacier Hut.

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The Adak Island Map aims to bring together the best existing mapping data, including relief shading, in order to make the most accurate, attractive, and helpful map of Adak Island. The Adak Island Map comes in two formats:

  • A 13×19″ trail map printed with archival ink on a rugged US-made waterproof paper. You can leave these maps under running water all night and they won’t fade. This is what you want if you’re headed to Adak for a backpacking or hunting trip. Shipped folded in an envelope.
  • A satin print, made to order by one of the best print shops in the United States, packaged carefully in a poster tube. If you are looking for a display map to put on a wall or frame, a satin print is the way to go.

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